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TSRI 19th Annual Poster Session



  • On November 10, Heather Volk, PhD, MPH, will speak at the Congressional briefing “Ensuring a Healthy Start for Every Child: How the Environment Influences Health & Development.” This briefing, held in Washington, D.C., will educate attendees on various areas of pediatric research supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Dr. Volk will present her work detailing the effects of air pollution exposure on autism risk and children’s respiratory development.


  • Michael Pulsipher Joins Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  • Michael Allen Pulsipher, MD, will join the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases and the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as head of the Section of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) and as BMT clinical research chair, effective July 1, 2015.



  • “Tele-Rounding”: Robots in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Many hospitals lack the resources and patient volume to employ a round-the-clock, neonatal intensive care specialist to treat their youngest and sickest patients. Telemedicine—with real-time audio and video communication between a neonatal intensive care specialist and a patient—can provide access to this level of care.



  • Zebrafish Provide a Novel Model to Study Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are providing new hope for babies with short bowel syndrome (SBS) by developing a novel model of SBS in zebrafish, described in a paperpublished online on June 18 by the American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology.



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